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How do you minimize dust and irritation to the eyes when you're living in a polluted and dusty city?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Air conditioning

An air conditioner is a great start.
A hepa air purifier can also help. You don't need both. Eliminate all smoking from your home environment including candles & fireplaces. An electric range is preferable to gas. Limit use of aerosol sprays in the home. When you clean ventilate well with open windows & wear eye protection. Wear close fitting sunglasses when venturing outdoors. Avoid smog.

In brief: Air conditioning

An air conditioner is a great start.
A hepa air purifier can also help. You don't need both. Eliminate all smoking from your home environment including candles & fireplaces. An electric range is preferable to gas. Limit use of aerosol sprays in the home. When you clean ventilate well with open windows & wear eye protection. Wear close fitting sunglasses when venturing outdoors. Avoid smog.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Stuart Rhein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Keep windows closed

Keeping windows closed may reduce dust and pollution, and use of an electric air cleaner with a hepa filter may provide additional protection.
You may need to wear goggles to protect your eyes if the air is extremely polluted.

In brief: Keep windows closed

Keeping windows closed may reduce dust and pollution, and use of an electric air cleaner with a hepa filter may provide additional protection.
You may need to wear goggles to protect your eyes if the air is extremely polluted.
Dr. Stuart Rhein
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